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2006 Chevy Equinox. Vehicle has lost power steering communication is what a service shop is telling me. Any ideas on this?

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  • bobby Apr 16, 2015

    Code c0475 if that helps anyone

  • Jesus Romero Feb 19, 2019

    The same thing happened to me! i was driving in the highway and suddenly my steering wheel clicked and my power steering was gone. I managed to drive it like that for a couple days while I researched what the problem might be. I finally gave up after numerous hours researching. I gave up and tried trouble shooting myself! So first thing i did was get it scanned a C460 code came up and i checked the fuse and it was fine. Since that wasn't the problem; with the car off I removed the cover for the electronic power steering motor and wiggled the wiring and made sure all the connector were probably seated and clicked. I turned the car on and it started working! The power steering was back! I did not disconnect the battery or anything  I do not know if it a temporary or a permanent fix but I just started my 5th day after i did this and power steering is working fine! Saved me couple hundred of dollars of diagnostic and numerous headaches! It's worth the try!
    https://youtu.be/e-jE_wxKOWY

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The same thing happened to me! i was driving in the highway and suddenly my steering wheel clicked and my power steering was gone. I managed to drive it like that for a couple days while I researched what the problem might be. I finally gave up after numerous hours researching. I gave up and tried trouble shooting myself! So first thing i did was get it scanned a C460 code came up and i checked the fuse and it was fine. Since that wasn't the problem; with the car off I removed the cover for the electronic power steering motor and wiggled the wiring and made sure all the connector were probably seated and clicked. I turned the car on and it started working! The power steering was back! I did not disconnect the battery or anything I do not know if it a temporary or a permanent fix but I just started my 5th day after i did this and power steering is working fine! Saved me couple hundred of dollars of diagnostic and numerous headaches! It's worth the try!
https://youtu.be/e-jE_wxKOWY

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I have a 2008 model Equinox and my SUV has electrically assisted power steering. I had to have my truck jump started once and the garage guy hooked up the cables across the fuse that controls this steering unit. In my case this took out the 80 AMP
fuse in the motor compartment area. I had only manual hard
steering until I replaced this fuse. If you still have the SUV
with this problem, it could be just a fuse. Good luck.

Posted on Feb 05, 2016

  • Jesus Romero Feb 19, 2019

    The same thing happened to me! i was driving in the highway and suddenly my steering wheel clicked and my power steering was gone. I managed to drive it like that for a couple days while I researched what the problem might be. I finally gave up after numerous hours researching. I gave up and tried trouble shooting myself! So first thing i did was get it scanned a C460 code came up and i checked the fuse and it was fine. Since that wasn't the problem; with the car off I removed the cover for the electronic power steering motor and wiggled the wiring and made sure all the connector were probably seated and clicked. I turned the car on and it started working! The power steering was back! I did not disconnect the battery or anything  I do not know if it a temporary or a permanent fix but I just started my 5th day after i did this and power steering is working fine! Saved me couple hundred of dollars of diagnostic and numerous headaches! It's worth the try!
    https://youtu.be/e-jE_wxKOWY

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SOURCE: electric power steering quit is there a fuse

The Chevy Equinox has an 80 Amp mega fuse that tends to fail and cause all sort of power steering and Stabilitrak issues. Before I messed with the belts or power steering pumps, I would check the fuse first.

Posted on Sep 03, 2009

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SOURCE: How to Fit a Cabin Filter

Hiya...the cabin air filter is located below the front passenger/windshield area.
It's only accessible by standing outside the Equinox with the hood open.
Here's how to do it...(before you pop open the hood)

1) Stand outside at the front-right door area.
2) Just below the front windshield area, pull up a few small black plastic clips that's on the black windshield wiper cowl area- a small flat screwdriver or a special clip-remover tool is handy.
3) Raise the hood up.
4) There may be a triangular-shaped hard foam sound damper at the left side nearby the hood hinge...pull it off if it allow you to work around it with ease.
5) Continue to find a few black plastic clips around the black windshield wiper cowl area.
6) Gently pull up the black windshield wiper cowl cover with care not to bend it too hard during removal.
7) You should see the cabin air filter inside that's held in place by a black rectangular box inside.
8) There's 2 black tabs that holds the cabin air filter in place.
9) Insert your finger or tool to pry the cabin air filter away from the tabs.
10) Remove old cabin air filter.

Remember to reinstall the clip parts back into place when you're finished.

Posted on Jan 31, 2009

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SOURCE: 2006 chevy equinox keyless remote programming

from the service manual:
There is no onboard programming procedure for this vehicle. This vehicle requires special equipment be connected to the vehicle to program the keyless remote. Please go to the nearest GM dealer for assistance

Posted on Mar 26, 2009

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SOURCE: where do you put the power steering fluid in a chevy hhr 2006 model

the power steering fluid resevoir is located on the passenger side of the engine compartment near the fire wall. mostimes in order to fill it you have to remove the altenator to remove the fill cap to add the fluid.

Posted on Apr 17, 2009

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SOURCE: 2007 Chevy Equinox loss of power steering, after

CHECK FOR BLOWN FUSE ALSO CHECK AUXILIARY DRIVE BELTS FOR TENTION AND WARE.

Posted on Oct 17, 2009

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